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Health Professions in the News: Supes Vote to Lift Home Health Care Workers From Poverty

Monrovia Patch (June 16, 2015)

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to boost the wages of more than 140,000 home health-care workers. The board voted 4-1 to approve a motion by Supervisors Mark Ridley- Thomas and Hilda Solis instructing county administrators to allocate $11.9 million in the 2015-16 Department...

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Health Professions in the News: A win-win: home health aide training program creates better care for patients, better jobs for workers

Brookings Institute (November 10, 2015)

One of the implications of the U.S.’s aging population is increasing demand for long-term care.  Occupations such as personal care aides, nursing assistants, and home health aides all have strong projected job growth.  And yet, although these direct care positions are foundational to providing high...

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